A third campus, 1337 MED supported by the Tanger Med Group, will open its doors from autumn 2021 in the Tetouan Shore business area, near Cabo Negro, closer to the young people of the Region.
1337 MED, which aims to eventually train nearly 650 students in computer development and coding, is a complementary brick, integrated into the Tanger Med ecosystem, which participates in the sustainable development of the territory in an inclusive way and promotes digital entrepreneurship, underlines a press release from Tanger Med.
Building on the success of the two campuses of Ecole 1337 located in Khouribga and Benguerir, the Tanger Med Group will, through its Foundation, create a third campus called 1337 MED in partnership with the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) .
School 1337 offers training in computer development and coding completely free, accessible to all, without any diploma or computer knowledge prerequisite, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The 1337 MED campus will open its doors in autumn 2021 in the Tetouan Shore business area, near Cabo Negro. Equipped with 150 positions, 1337 MED will increase its capacity to 210 positions from 2023, with the ambition of training nearly 650 students. Tanger Med deploys this unprecedented training of excellence, free and without prerequisite of diploma or knowledge in computer science in the Region.
The Tanger Med group will also provide living grants to students to cover their accommodation costs, at the same time boosting the local economy.
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, within the framework of this partnership, will provide the technical and educational support necessary for the launch and sustainable management of this new branch of the 1337 Schools. Young people in the region will thus benefit from high-level training. and access to an international network of IT developers.
With a constant concern for improving employability, especially for young workers,
1337 MED will participate in aligning the digital skills required by the job market and the real availability of these skills within the country’s second economic hub. In the era of accelerated digitization, the strengthening of Moroccan skills in digital technology and the promotion of digital entrepreneurship constitute both a professional opportunity for Moroccan youth and an imperative for development and national competitiveness.
The launch of 1337 MED in partnership with UM6P, enriches the network of the national network both in capacity and geographical distribution with, now, an offer of training of Architects in Digital Technology in the Northern Region of Morocco.